Submitted by Alina, answered
Convincing readers to buy the book.
Only one of them is a good choice for your story.
Moral dilemmas should be meaningful, not just provocative.
Submitted by Terk, answered
You don't even notice it until it's gone.
They teach a lesson your hero won't soon forget.
Character karma doesn't stop us from creating complex and nuanced stories.
Submitted by Dave L, answered
Factions: Not great in real life, awesome in fiction.
Emma Coats strikes again!
Does this novel redefine the form, or does it have bad form?
Submitted by Murphie, answered
To kill or not to kill?
Pixar's rules for writing a story... sort of.
A big-picture strategy for setting your story apart.